How direct distribution makes customer maintenance so much better

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This blog post is bought to you by Christian Tietze, who writes books on #CleanCocoa coding practices. And created @wordcounterapp and @calendarpasteapp. Distribution via the Mac App Store is truly limiting. Imagine you shipped an update with a bug. What happens?First, how'll you discover the bug? Of course you could discover the bug on your own. Or a friend

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How to Fix Consequences of the Last Apple Update

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As you may already know, yesterday Apple has released a new Security Update to the OS X 10.11 that caused a serious issue: it disabled Ethernet port on the Mac OS X. That was reported by a lot of consumers and posted on the Internet, at MacRumors for instance. The main trouble here is that the update was silent

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App development secrets from DevMate experts

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From today, this blog is taking a full turnaround. DevMate has an expert OS X team on board, willing to share what they know about developing and selling mac apps. We decided to make our knowledge available to anyone interested. We’re not launching a full-scale academy, but we all know that knowledge and experience are invaluable for the world

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El Capitan’s ATS: what’s in it for OS X developers

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This year during Apple Keynote there was one thing on the minds of OS X developers worldwide — the El Capitan release date. All because of the new Application Transport Security (ATS) requirements. Since the changes, there’s a good deal to be done and tested by the September 30th set release date. If you still haven’t heard about what

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New Benefits from the Latest DevMate Update

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by Daryl, DevMate Octopus on
The two most recent DevMate updates, 1.0b7 and 1.0b7.1, brought a number of significant improvements. In particular, developers got some great new options and tools that make the experience of working in DevMate smoother and more streamlined. Below are the features along with short use cases on how to benefit from using them. FastSpring Embedded Store SupportIf

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